Pregnancy and maternity: Assess the risks to a pregnant employee

When to use this pregnancy and maternity flowchart

Use this pregnancy and maternity flowchart when an employee informs you that they are pregnant.

Employers have specific risk assessment duties in relation to pregnant employees. To ensure that a pregnant employee is not exposed to a risk to their health or that of their unborn child, the employer may have to alter their duties, offer suitable alternative employment or suspend them.

Key steps

Key "What if...?" events

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